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Abdul Razzaq announces international cricket retirement

Abdul Razzaq

LONDON: Much respected all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has made an announcement to retire from the international cricket after being a part of the national team the last time in 2013. The cricketer had filed his retirement in black and white to the cricket board in 2016 seeking a Non-Objection Certificate (NOC) ...

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England bowl against Bangladesh in Champions Trophy

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LONDON: England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field against Bangladesh in the opening match of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy one-day international tournament at the Oval on Thursday (Today). England dropped leg-spinner Adil Rashid from their side, with his place effectively taken by Nottinghamshire paceman Jake ...

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Champions Trophy: Mathews likely to miss South Africa clash

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COLOMBO: Angelo Mathews, the Sri Lankan skipper, is unlikely to play against South Africa in his side’s Champions Trophy opener due to a calf injury, Sri Lanka Cricket confirmed Mathews complained of pain on his calf and as a result, the management wouldn’t want to take a risk on Saturday. ...

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England look to end drought in Champions Trophy

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LONDON: England have never won a global 50-over tournament but they will not get a better chance to end their long wait than in this year´s Champions Trophy on home soil. Eoin Morgan´s team have been transformed since their dismal World Cup performance two years ago, playing a vibrant and ...

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Hassan Ali aims to top Champions Trophy bowling chart

CARDIFF, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04:  England player Joe Root is dismissed by Pakistan bowler Hasan Ali during the 5th One Day International between England and Pakistan at Swalec Stadium on September 4, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan’s young gun Hassan Ali aims to be the most successful bowler of the Champions Trophy. In an interview after Pakistan’s warm-up match against Australia, which was called off due to rain in Birmingham, Hassan said that he wants to be the highest wicket-taker in the tournament. He said ...

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Indian cricket players reportedly INTIMIDATED by coach Kumble

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MUMBAI: India’s campaign for Champions Trophy has begun under a cloud of discontent within the dressing room with the captain, and possibly a few other senior players, expressing a lack of confidence in their head coach. Speculation had been rife ever since the BCCI chose not to automatically extend the ...

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Yousuf comes to Sharjeel’s defence in PSL spot-fixing scandal

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LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf on Monday told a tribunal hearing spot-fixing charges against Sharjeel Khan that the batsman did not deliberately play two dot balls during a Pakistan Super League match. The allegation relates to a match between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi in Dubai in February, in ...

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Aussies ready to let loose ‘big four’ pacers

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SYDNEY: Australia are relishing the prospect of uniting their “big four” pace attack for the first time at the Champions Trophy – and sending a message to England ahead of the Ashes. Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson are all fit and poised to bowl together given ...

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